The colorful graphic visualizations, hand-drawn by Wisconsin artist Sherrill Knezel of Meaningful Marks, artfully displayed the themes and messages of the sessions as the conference progressed.
Keynote speaker Tiya Miles discussed her book “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake,” a poignant story of resilience and of love passed down through generations of women against steep odds.
“This subject has ignited meaningful conversations, thought-provoking panel discussions and Q&A’s and most importantly a sense of urgency to continue the endeavor for positive change characterized by organizational and inclusive excellence that facilitates a sense of belonging,” LaVar Charleston said.
UW–Madison Chief Diversity Officer Dr. LaVar J. Charleston welcomes attendees to the hybrid 2022 Diversity Forum.
Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei, co-hosts and producers of NPR’s Peabody Award-winning podcast “Throughline,” will serve as UW–Madison’s fall Journalists in Residence Nov. 14-16.
The conference will begin at 9 a.m. CST on Monday, Nov. 14. You can find the full agenda with session times, locations, descriptions and speakers on our online Agenda.
Three leading scholars of Black education will present “Art + Academe” on the UW–Madison campus as a special performance at the close of the 2022 Diversity Forum on Nov. 15.
We are excited to welcome you to the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus for our annual Diversity Forum conference on Nov. 14 & 15!
The 2022 Diversity Forum, “The Power of Remembering: Reclaiming Our Legacies to Imagine New Futures,” will be on Nov. 14 & 15 as a hybrid in-person and virtual conference.
Registration is now open for the hybrid 2022 UW–Madison Diversity Forum on Nov. 14 & 15, featuring a keynote address by Harvard historian, author and professor Dr. Tiya Miles.